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The Second Sunday of Easter - Year A

Acts 2.14a, 22–32
1 Peter 1.3–9
John 20.19–31

Jesus’ resurrection scattered new meanings all around, like light reflecting a thousand ways off a priceless jewel. The first thing was the validation of Jesus’ messianic ministry. His powerful deeds had commended him to Israel, but not everyone had believed that God was at work in him. The resurrection unveiled the truth; and the way of getting a handle on it was to tell the scriptural story and to show that it had now reached its dramatic conclusion. The story of David, culled here from various psalms, pointed the way...

Taken from Twelve Months of Sundays Year A by N T Wright

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